From the RCHCA Officers

Have concerns/comments on Beltway Expansion? Come to the May 22 Meeting where it will be discussed!

From: Peter Chatfield Sent: Friday, May 17, 2019 7:28 PMSubject: FW: Concerns About Beltway Expansion Here is a link to beltway expansion, map of estimated impacts https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Beltway-Expansion-Impact-Map-re-Rock-Creek-Hills.pdf Additionally, the dashed red line (which marks where noise is expected to exceed legal limits) shows a group of houses on Raymoor Rd and Old Spring Road that fall within an area …

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Save the Date for RCHCA Spring Meeting at Silver Creek Middle School on May 22, 2019 from 7:30-9:00 pm

Please mark your calendars now for the RCHCA Spring meeting, which will take place from 7:30 – 9:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Silver Creek Middle School. UPDATE: Please see our April 2019 Newsletter for agenda items. A newsletter with a formal agenda will be prepared and distributed before the meeting date.  Among …

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Public hearing re: replacement of Beach Drive bridge over Silver Creek at Kensington Parkway, Tuesday 22 January.

Hearing announcement: https://www.montgomeryparks.org/alert/public-hearing-notice-upcoming-bridge-work-at-beach-drive-and-kensington-parkway/ Project description: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/beachdrivebridge/index.html Report on May 2016 community meeting (see page two): https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/00-RCHCA-Special-Mtg-Minutes-June-16.pdf Environmental assessment: https://www.ncpc.gov/files/projects/2018/7970_Beach_Drive_Bridge_Replacement_NEPA_Document_-_EA_Apr2018.pdf Mandatory referral outcome: http://montgomeryplanningboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Beach-Drive-Bridge-M_PK24-over-Silver-Creek-CIP-Project-No.-509132-Mandatory-Referral-No.-MR2019001.pdf

Water Main Update

We’ve received an update on WSSC’s water main replacement project for our neighborhood. • Notice to proceed was Sept 10, 2018 • The contractor has 900 days to complete this project (Must be done by Feb 26th, 2021) • The work will probably start any day, as the stakeout has been completed and information signs …

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Traffic Calming Update

Dear neighbors, At the November 27th RCHCA meeting at Silver Creek Middle School (beginning at 8 PM), a presentation on traffic calming measures and intersection modifications will be given by Mr. Khursheed Bilgrami, Acting Section Chief, Traffic Engineering Studies Section, Division of Traffic Engineering and Operations, Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Mr. Bilgrami has made …

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RCHCA Autumn Meeting @ Silver Creek Middle School: 8 PM, Tuesday, November 27th

Dear neighbors, The next meeting of the Rock Creek Hills Citizens’ Association will take place at 8 PM on Tuesday, November 27th 2018, in the cafeteria of Silver Creek Middle School. Please enter at the school’s main (lower) entrance. Aside from approval of the previous meeting’s minutes, a treasurer’s report, and a covenants report, there …

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FYI, sidewalk requests received by the County

Dear neighbors, As George Knippen wrote yesterday, the County received several requests for sidewalks to improve pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, especially for students accessing the new school. (Please note that individuals can submit multiple requests.) At Mr. Knippen’s request, the County provided an “anonymized” (that is, with personally-identifying information obscured) copy of their file …

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Please find here the text of a letter that will be sent by first-class mail to all households in Rock Creek Hills.

September 5, 2018 Dear Neighbors, What has your Board been up to since our March 2018 meeting? We have approved several applications for fence construction and home improvement projects, one application for solar panel installation, and have intervened with a developer whose neglect of a lot had caused concern among its neighbors. Additionally, we have …

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County Traffic Study & Intersection Plans

Dear neighbors, We have received today the County’s Traffic Study (dated June 28th), as well as their “Concept Plans” for intersection reconfiguration. You may find them at: https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Rock-Creek-Hills-Traffic-Study_RKK_2018.06.28.pdf & https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Rock-Creek-Hills-Concept-plans.pdf